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UK's npower to raise gas, power prices from Nov.

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - The UK arm of German utility RWE

on Friday became Britain's third energy supplier to raise power and gas prices from this winter, citing the cost of government schemes, transmission and higher wholesale prices.

RWE npower customers will see electricity prices increase 9.1 percent and gas prices by 8.8 percent from Nov. 26.

(Reporting by Karolin Schaps; editing by Keiron Henderson)

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Keywords: BRITAIN NPOWER/BILLS